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Ethicist to speak on liberalism and morals, Oct. 6

"Liberalism, Morals and the Supreme Law of the Land" is the topic of a talk to be presented at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, in 104 Computer Science Building.

Speaking will be Peter Berkowitz, an associate professor at George Mason University's School of Law and a fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution, a public policy research center. He also is a senior consultant to the President's Council on Bioethics and the founding co-director of the Jerusalem Program on Constitutional Government.

The author of "Virtue and the Making of Modern Liberalism," Berkowitz is the editor of "Never a Matter of Indifference: Sustaining Virtue in a Free Republic" as well as of a volume assessing the state of American intelligence capacities in the wake of the Sept. 11 Commission report.

His talk is sponsored by the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions as part of its America's Founding and Future Lecture Series.

Contact: Tom Bartus(609) 258-3601

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